You’ve got to tread carefully any time you mess with key components of your car, but these five suspension mods can be particularly perilous. If you don’t know what you’re doing, please consult a professional. Forums don’t count.
HRL Laboratories has figured out how to replicate the rapid stiffening and softening of human muscle in metal. The technology could be used to create the ultimate automotive suspension, or give a robot the strength and sensitivity of a person.
I used to ride mountain bikes when I was a kid. They were a fun toy that took me places. But man, I never remember them being this much hard work! Looking for a little more adventure, I’ve been teaching myself to ride them again. This is what I’ve learned so far.
If you rode a mountain bike in the 1980s or 90s, suspension was just a dream—something only the rich kids could afford. Gradually, though, it became a must-have feature for serious trail riders. It began with shocks in the front fork, and later evolved to full suspension with shocks on both wheels—and eventually,…
Texting and driving may earn you a stiff fine, but driving while texting on one phone and talking on a second will earn you one year of riding your bike everywhere. Just ask David Secker of the UK.
China's second largest bullet train maker has recalled fifty-four trains over safety concerns. The government is also suspending future expansion of the high-speed railway while it examines the safety of existing lines.
I'm totally cool with alternative piercings. Your life, your choices, whatever. But Zane Whitmore is testing my limit of accepting crazy: he pierced his back, attached the piercings to a hot air balloon and suspended his body in the air.
Magnets have always been able to suspend soda cans in midair, haven't they? That's just basic science, right there.
This "suspension" piano by Seiler brings everyone's favorite style of bridge indoors and gives it a soundtrack beyond the typical roar of automobiles drowning out the subtle splashing of suicide jumpers. A meticulously crafted mahogany piano suspended on a cast iron frame, we'd be afraid to even touch a key lest we…